I’m excited to share a new art project I’ve been working on: The Dick Tracy Rogues’ Gallery.

I started a new Instagram account just to showcase these new portraits: https://www.instagram.com/dicktracyroguesgallery/

Since I was a little boy, I’ve been a huge fan of Chester Gould’s creation, Dick Tracy. My Dad and I always read the comic strips together and it was a special bonding moment I’ll never forget.

My goal with this ongoing project is to draw all of the Rogues as well as their movie versions if they have one. I’ll also be drawing recreations of important scenes from the comic strip’s extensive past.

Please follow along at @dicktracyroguesgallery on Instagram.

I hope you enjoy your stay at the Rogues’ Gallery.

And to honor my real-life hero – my Dad – I drew him as he’d appear in the comic strip world. I will always hold onto our memories together and I’m forever grateful I was his son and his friend. Rest In Peace, Howard Noel.

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Today’s portrait is a unique and special one: it’s of my dad Howard Noel. He passed away last week and today we lay him to rest with military honors. 💛 My real-life hero – he inspired me every. And is a big reason I love the comic strip Dick Tracy. Like many of you who’ve written me, my memories with my father also include reading Dick Tracy together. He was from the 1930s too – born the year after the comic strip began. I’m thankful he saw this project before he passed. I love you, Dad. #drawing #dicktracy #illustration #chestergould #dicktracyart #comicstripart #art #artist #ink #retroart #dicktracymovie #portrait #inspiration #instaartist #digitalinking #procreateart #procreatedrawing #sketch #digitalartist #dailysketches #inking #inprogress #dicktracyroguesgallery #nostalgia #retroart #RIPdad

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